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Oct 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
people in college. but i, as it were came of age right at the end of vatican two and one of the things that we realized was we needed sisters prepared theologically to think about our own life as well as to teach. so i was sent to study theology. and as we say the rest of history. i've been doing it ever since. but all of us are educated, if you want to put it in term of of academics for whatever we want to do. we're not all teachers in the sense of being in the classroom somewhere. although a fair number of us are. so we're all engaged in preaching the gospel, most of us through some form of helping other people to come to understand the faith and practices and live it better. so it might bun usual that i'm teaching at the graduate level in theology. but the teaching part of it the academic part of it is not. >> it's been there. how many sisters if your order. >> about 400. how many nuns are there in the united states? >> that's very hard. you so take attendance everyday. but we estimate about 58,000. something in that area. >> 58,000. and one of the things that we're here to -- dr. s
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
trials and highly secretive world of the vatican. and accused of stealing documents, giving them to a journalist. >> hello, love and to "gmt." also in the program, the president of georgia concedes defeat to the billionaire opposition leader. does this need a tilt by and for russia? the search for survivors in hong kong in a collision between a boat and a ferry continues. midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 1:00 in the afternoon in vatican city, where pope benedict has returned from holiday to find his former employee on trial, which could lift the lid of the inner and secretive world of the back -- vatican. a controversial book largely based on the documents that were stolen claims that there were power struggles, defamation campaigns, and allegations of corruption at the highest levels of the church. allen, in a sense this case is as much about the catholic church and what goes on inside of it as it is about the fate of this man. >> certainly, this is one of the world's more secretive institutions and has been made desperately uncomfortable with this whole process. remember,
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
, you were happy to help us through the vatican 2 pump because you were ordained in 1962 so how was that? was how the church you knew, the church you know today, the church you see for the future? >> i think the church was growing even before the vatican council. it's always been growing and changing with each generation, but i think the vatican council really touched back into older traditions, not so much a whole new way of being catholic, but touching into traditions that have perhaps been lost or understated, for instance, having the worship as the language of the people. that's an old tradition, not a new idea. it was new to the mid 20th century but it was a renewal rather than bringing in something new and i think that was true for a lot of things, for our sacraments, understanding how to teach the faith and living the faith, it was a renewing rather than a brand-new product. >> i want to ask you too and we will get to the future, we will get to today, but how was that for people of your generation, priests of your generation, did you so he that coming or did you -- or how did
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
vatican were in the spotlight today as the pope's former butler took the stand in a trial focused on stolen church documents. jeffrey brown reports. >> brown: as pope benedict the 16th arrived in st. peter's square for his weekly address, final witnesses testified in the trial of his former butler. members of the holy see's police force told a vatican court they found thousands of the pope's papers hidden in the apartment of paolo gabriele. on many of the documents the pope had written in his native german: "to be destroyed." gabriele worked for the vatican for two decades and served as the pope's butler beginning in 2006. he's accused of stealing confidential papers and leaking them to italian journalists including gianluigi nuzzi, who published them in his book "his holiness: the secret papers of pope benedict the 16th" in may. gabriele has confessed to taking the papers, saying he wanted to expose what he called "evil and corruption" in the church. still, under vatican law, the trial must proceed. a formal verdict is expected on saturday. >> brown: for more on all of this we turn
Oct 14, 2012 10:00am PDT
peace. >>> finally, at the vatican on thursday, pope benedict xvi marked the 50thanniversary of vatican ii, the gathering that brought profound changes to the roman catholic church. the council was called by pope john xxiii in an effort to make the church, as he put it, more relevant in the modern world. the lives of everyday catholics were directly affected, with masses now being said in local languages, instead of latin, and priests turning from the altar to face their congregations. vatican ii also called for more dialogue with other faiths. this year's anniversary came as pope benedict convened a three-week long meeting of church leaders to discuss what he warns is the turning away from religion around the world. one american cardinal called it a tsunami of secular influence. the pope likened it to a spiritual desert. >>> that's our program for now. i'm bob abernethy. join us next week for the next part of our new miniseries, "none of the above," on the fast-growing number of americans who say they have no religious affiliation at all. you can follow us on twitter and facebook and w
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
anniversary of the start of the fghan war. coming up, a vatican insider nvicteted. stay with us. >> axelrod: at the vatican the verdict is in-- the pope's butler did it, found guilty of stealing papers from his boss and leaking them to the press. alan pizzey has been following intrigueigue. o reporter: paolo gabriele's record of seven years of alithful service as the papal ogyler and his apology to vinedict xvi earned him a reduced sentence. he said he acted out of what he called a visceral love for the church and the pope and told the court, "i do not feel like a thief." 8ong documents in more than 80 boxes found in gabriele's with tent were some with the word "destroy" written in german edict'e benedict's own hand. they were leaked to italian journalist gianluigi nuzzi, who used them in a book detailing bookuption, intrigue, and in- fighting at the highest levels of the catholic church. cathoanswered question is ueether anyone else was involved in the leaks. insisttler insisted he had no ven thlices, even though he gave vatican police the name of ardists and even cardinals to t om he had
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
oregon and abducted 16 hostages. four other men pled not guilty. >>> the vatican says that the former butler of pope benedict is expected to get a papal apartment after stealing the pope's private documents and linking them to a journalist. he was sentenced to 18 months in prison. he said he did because he felt that the pope was not been informed of what was going on in the vatican and that exposing them publicly would put the church on the right track. >> i would not say anybody in the vatican is happy about this. it is a sad chapter, but it appears to be a just trial and just sentenced. >> he is serving his sentence under house arrest for now. >>> cool the temperatures are here, john. >> they are in process, running about 10 degrees above average this past week or so, but we are going way below average the next couple days. right now, 64 >>> the latest economic numbers showed the unemployment rate was better than expected and the vice presidential candidates are prepping for a showdown and kentucky. >> in his weekly address, president obama is talking about the sudden drop in unempl
Oct 22, 2012 7:30am EDT
friday. and, in a show of solidarity with the syrian people, the vatican announced plans to send a delegation of top church leaders to the country, including new york cardinal timothy dolan who is also head of the us conference of catholic bishops. the delegation will urge both sides to end the year-long conflict. more than 30,000 people have died and 300,000 have fled the violence. >>> when president obama addressed the clinton global initiative in new york last month, of all the topics he might have chosen, he singled out the scourge of international sex trafficking. >> i am talking about the injustice, the outrage of human trafficking, which must be called by its true name, modern slavery. we have a report today from fred de sam lazaro on father shea cullen, an irish catholic priest in the philippines who has devoted his life to rescuing thousands of young girls who had been swept up in sex trafficking and prostitution. >> reporter: angeles city is one of the asia's most notorious sex districts. even on a rainy evening, dozens of young women were outside their establishments on
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
something like if anyone is old enough to remember and the mouse before vatican two and you don't understand anything and it's mumbo jump bow and this is a parody of that. the second and third pieces before the intermission i will not introduce. i think the program notes are sufficient and rather than lecture i would much rather you enjoy the performance. the one thing i would like to emphasize about the first piece this is indeed a comic piece and in most instances westerners have a great problem when they come to a concert of classical music and view it as this is supposed to be serious music. this is not serious music and i would ask to you laugh. you are welcome to laugh. you may laugh. you need to practice laughing. we can progress -- all right. now, for those of you that find laughing difficult ladies and gentlemens you can at this timtiter in a nice way andf you want to be butch about it do the manly thought. please this isn't a work of aesthetic value it should be seen as humorous. as i of practicing this piece i can assure you and my ability for tongue twisters in english
Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
confirm one more case since yesterday. that's a total of 282 in 16 states. at the vatican today two women who lived in america were elevated to sainthood. one did her work in hawaii, as allen pizzey reports the other was a mohawk from upstate new york, the first national of a-- native american cannonized. >> reporter: st. peter's quarter shas even every catholic ceremony there is but this one broke the mold. for the first time native americans were here in force. the draw was the first of their people ever to be proclaimed a saint. kateria tekakewitha. >> she was born in 1656 in what is now upstate new york. disfigured and partially blinded by small pox she was thrown out of her tribe when she converted to christianity at age 20, died four years later and came to be known as the lilly of the mohawks. for gerald tukwin, a native american from potawatomi, kansas, today was the culmination of a dream. >> i thought a lot of our ancestors, you know, that probably are just real excited this day. although already passed on, but they got to be happy, happy with us today. and with what has taken p
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
buchanan, bbc news. >> still to come on gmt, vatican police take the stand in the trial against the former butler accused of stealing confidential information. >> and an official ban on homosexual activity. if passed the law would prevent them from gathering publicly. a similar law was passed the st. petersburg. >> the parliament was small but vocal. gay rights campaigners gathered to protest about a bill that would make their demonstrations illegal. it would make promoting homosexuality a criminal offense with those found guilty facing jail. >> we will not be able to come out with posters like today with our symbols to say publicly you are a homosexual in an interview would be considered propaganda. >> the bill has been heavily criticized by human rights groups but the counterprotesters were there. >> when gay people come out in the street to promote this way of life, it promotes a violation of my are the and children's rights and people this worries us and we demand a ban and punishment. >> the zoigs pass the bill was passed by more than half of the members of parliament. it doesn
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
both victim and supreme judge. as absolute ruler of the vatican he wheels all power. >>> the spokesman insisted the court reached verdict in full independent without any interference. and he added most likely pardon. >> her client was serine and not appeal. the convicted butler left court to begin serving his sentence in his family apartment in vatican city. the vatican has no long-term detention facility. until now, it hasn't needed one. cbs news, rome. >> church and state versus freedom of speech. cheerleaders are putting it to the test. >>> the high school cheerleader in texas are at the center of a court case. carried banners at games that had bible verses on them. freedom of speech and the separation of church and state. >> friday night under the lights in texas. the band, the fans, the players and something different. a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message to get across. >> but that message is now at the center of a legal battle. the school's superintendent banned the banners last month when a gr
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
. the owner says zander is like a son to him. >>> also, we have breaking news from the vatican, where the pope's butler has just been convicted of leaking controversial documents. it's one of the most damaging scandals to hit the pope. we'll have a live report coming up from rome. >> the butler leaked the documents to help the pope. we'll tell you what his sentence is. >>> the new jobs numbers showing unemployment at its lowest level in years. now, allegations that the administration is cooking the books. do those charges have any merit? we'll take a closer look at that. >> pretty shocking charges there. >>> and a preview of the debate everyone really wants to see. the comedian versus the cable news anchor. jon stewart and bill o'reilly faceoff in rumble 2012. we'll handicap the showdown and look at how the opponents are getting ready. is stewart really prepping with colbert and a chicken? nothing would surprise me with jon stewart. >> sounds about right. >>> we're going to start with an amber alert in colorado. the fbi has joined the search for jessica rodriguez, last seen lea
Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
church. paolo gabriele is in court here facing vatican justice and we are getting a rare glimpse inside a world that feeds on secrecy. >> gabriele seemed calm, serious, a bit tense at times. >> reporter: no one was closer to the pope, wake him in the morning bringing him his meals. when investigators raided gabriele's apartment their carried 82 boxes of evidence including stolen documents. gabriele is accused of being the source of damni ining leaks as as best selling books that portray the vatican as a sea of corruption and cronyism, construction contracts given to friends, people buying audiences with the pope for $13,000. >> it's become painfully clear that he does not have his hand on the rudder. i mean he is looks very much look a weak pope. >> reporter: the pope returned to the vatican after three months at his summer residence outside rome. at 85 he is note isably in decline, a portrait of a leader blind to the intrigue and infighting all around him. as for gabriele, a 46-year-old father of three who lives at the vatican, he has said he leaked the documents out of loyalty to the po
Oct 6, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >> now to the scandal rocking the vatican. the pope's former butler found guilty today of stealing private papal documents and leaking them to a reporter, but tonight the butler is expecting a pardon. paulo gabrieli was always close to the pope or at his side serving dinner. it was a trusted position and he betrayed that trust, handing over thousands of copies of documents to an investigative journalist who was writing a tell-all book. it caused a sensation with accusations of fighting and financial misdealings. in court the butler confessed to the crime and said he did it out of love for the church. his lawyer said he shouldn't be remembered as a thief and even hopes that in the future his motives will be rewarded for the butler said it himself in court this morning, he did what he did for the sake of the church and of the pope. >> vatican judges disagreed, sentencing gabrieli to 18 months in prison. the butler has to wait for forgiveness from the very man he betrayed. the pope's spokesman says a pardon is likely and the pontiff will now study the court file and decide, but questi
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
. only from aveeno. >>> so stunning accusations in a vatican courtroom today. pop benedict's butler is on trial for leak being hundreds of documents to an italian journalist. paolo gabriele admits to taking these papers but on stand he said it because the pope was being in his words manipulated so he also accused vatican police of keeping him in a tiny, dimly lit room for weeks. some serious allegations by this butler. first of all what was the point to say he had been put into this room under intense light. is he saying he's being tortured. something is going on as this trial goes on? >> reporter: presumably what's going on here is that like any defense attorney the legal team representing paolo gabriele in this process is trying to create sympathy for their client and one of the ways they are trying to do that is to suggest that some of that testimony that he gave to vatican investigators during the preliminary investigation over the summer may have come under duress and, therefore, should be taken with a grain of salt. now what the vatican will tell you, suzanne is some of these con
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. we've got some major changes coming our way. >> thanks. >>> was jesus married? the vatican weighs in. the white house turns a pretty shade of pink today. and a multimillion-dollar car crash. >> here is a look at what is trending. let's start with the vatican. it says that fragment of cloth that suggests that jesus had a wife is a forge rirk according to the vatican. a harvard professor believes the writings on this ancient fabric contain the first recorded mention that jesus may have been married. today the editor of the vatican wrote a long arm about it. bottom line according to the editor, it is fake. >>> landmarks all over the world and right here in washington are showing their support. the white house and buckingham palace are pink. the pink lights will remain on through october in this year's official proclamation to kick off breast cancer awareness month. president obama urges regular screenings like mammograms is a key to early detection. >>> this youtube video may become crucial evidence in a lawsuit filed against a texas man. an insurance man is accusing him of purposefully
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
correspondence. vatican police testified they found thousands of pages of documents inside his apartment. >>> also in vatican city, a dramatic but unrelated protest. a man climbed onto the dome of st. peter's bassilica unfurling a protest bannister against italy's prime minister. at last report he was still tlup. >>> and after checking out a tip, police near detroit say missing teamster's boss jimmy hoffa is not buried in the driveway of a home. neither is anyone else. >>> well, now here as an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,482 after losing 32 points yesterday. the s&p was up a point. the nasdaq gained six. taking a look at overseas trading this morning in tokyo, the nikkei fell 39 points but in hong kong the hang seng added 47. >>> well, a mixed day on the street could be the story for much of the week. on tuesday material stocks stalled the dow after the country's largest fertilizer company reported weak global demand. >>> meanwhile, news that spain said they won't ask for a bailout lowered things. >>> friday is the monthly jobs report.
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm PDT
continue. >> now to the trial has been rocking the vatican. the pope's former bolar has denied stealing confidential documents. >> he admits copping certain sensitive papers and abusing the pope stressed. the trial opened over the weekend. he is defending himself and insists he acted alone. if found guilty, he faces four years in jail. he complained about the conditions he endured and eight tiny vatican sell after being arrested. onto sports news and it is goodbye to one of the biggest names in german football, michael ballack. >> he has renounced -- he has announced his retirement and it didn't come after a big surprise. it is a low-key and to a career that has had its fair share of ups and downs. here is a look back over his 17- year run. >> he's known as one of the greatest german footballers of recent times. he and his career at a club where he had some early success as well as some bitter moments. like losing the german championship in the year 2000. but he enjoyed his greatest triumphs in the years in- betweens, like in munich. and that chelsea, winning a number of nation
Oct 3, 2012 2:00am PDT
private correspondence. vatican police testified they found thousands of pages of documents inside his apartment. >>> also in vatican city, a dramatic but unrelated protest. a man climbed on to the dome of st. peters basilica, unfurling a protest banner. at least report he was still up there. >>> after checking out a tip, police near detroit say missing teamsters boss jimmy hoffa is not buried in the driveway of a home, neither is anyone else. >>> starting friday night, magician david blaine is going to stan in the middle of 1 million electrical volts for three days without any food. his body suit and metal helmet will keep him safe inside the lightning storm. the real danger will come from sleep deprivation and deadly gases. >>> here's your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. the president has recently been outspending mitt romney in a key swing state. "the new york times" reports that over the last two weeks in colorado, president obama's campaign and its allies ran seven television commercials for every five ads run for mitt romney. >>> seems free will is
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
special ceremony at the vatican sunday. pope benedict recreated new catholic saints including two americans. >> reporter: st. peter's square has seen every kind of catholic ceremony there is but this one broke a mold. for the first time native americans were here in force. it was the first of their people over to be claimed a saints. kateri tekakwitha was born in 1656 what is now upstate new york. disfigured and partially blinded by small pox she was thrown out of her tribe when she converted to christianity and became known as the lily of the mohawk. for this native american today was the culmination of a dream. >> i thought a lot of our ancestors, you know, that probably are really excited but they are passed on but they got to be happy with today and what's taking place here at the vatican. >> reporter: the church sees saints as a way of rekindling saints. it can take years or centuries. the main criteria is two miracles. 12-year-old jake from washington state, stricken with a flesh eating disease in age 5 was cured after his parents prayed to her. the elevation of mother marie
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
breaking news out of vatican city. straight to the video. police on the scene at the vatican where a man climbed the dome, this is after he jumped over this railing, and then he was able to climb the dome which we're talking about 450 feet, once he got on top, he put out a banner and said he did this in protest of prime minister mario monti and the european union. at this time, he is still up there on top of that dome and police are still trying to figure out how to get him down. reporting from the news 4 live desk, angie goff, news 4. >>> ahead, getting to the bottom of a seat problem at american airlines as the airline deals with another incident in mid flight. >>> plus this cute little dog is on on the mend after a vicious attack by her own owner. >>> and a lot of people dealing with fog. a look at wha >>> time to dust off the skis and snowboards. copper mountain in colorado already making snow. the machines switched on yesterday to help the mountain get ready for some ski race teams that want to start training there. the resort plans to open to the public in early november. >>> still
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
vatican? the stunt that one man pulled trying to send a message to italy's government. >>> we're looking over here, this message for freement. >>> welcome back, everybody, on a wednesday morning. a nice picturesque shot of san francisco. that is a live shot, if you've been feeling the heat all week long. christina loren will let us know if that's going to chill out a little bit coming up. it is 4:54. >>> san francisco gets busier today. the america's cup sailing races starts with qualifying rounds. plus, the start of fleet week on the bay. a military hover craft will come ashore from the "uss macon island" for a medical training drill. at 4:00, the america cup teams will be zipping across the water in qualifying. it would not be fleet week without the blue angels. they touched down yesterday afternoon, in formation of course. they will be practicing their precision maneuvers in the bay area skies on thursday afternoon. then they will wow crowds at the fleet show over the weekend. they are hosting a meet and greet at pier 39 friday night. >> i always think "top gun," ice man, mave
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
ruling from the vatican court today. paolo gabrielle will serve a year and a half in jail for stealing the pope's confidential papers and leaking them to a journalist. a book based on those papers claims corruption within the vatican hierarchy. and then gabrielle's trial created the biggest scandal to hit the vatican. we'll have a live report on that coming up. >>> tensions flare. we'll take you to the region. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. ...and we inspected his brakes for free. -free is good. -free is very good. [ male announcer ] now get 50% off brake pads and shoes at meineke. >>> now to that deadly attack in libya in which the u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed. two tunisians are being detained in turkey in connection with the fire that destroyed the u.s. consulate in benghazi. t
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
. during his testimony the butler insisted he had no accomplices but in a statement to the vatican police he named half a dozen people including priests and cardinals who he said suggested he leak documents to an italian journalists. some 80 boxes were removed from paolo gabriele's apartment in vatican city. some documents bore pope benedict's own hand writing including the word destroy written in german. it revealed the secret workings of the vatican. >> the importance of this trial is the vatican showing it's taking a serious breach of trust, a serious crime, if you will, taking it very seriously. in the past there's been the idea anybody can get away with figure and that's clearly not the case. >> reporter: paolo gabriele said he acted to expose what he saw as evil and corruption in the church which was not being brought to the attention of the pope. he expressed annee to the pope for betraying his trust. it's expected the pope will par on the man. if paolo gabriele goes to jail it will be in italy since the vatican does not have a long term detention fast. >> what's likely to h
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